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WATCH: Meyer Bergman’s Meijer tips private equity to play part in mega-mall M&A

The London-based retail real estate firm’s CEO believes firms with core or core-plus capital will examine the mega-mall sector if values continue to fall.

Brookfield bids for REIT with “host of challenges”

The alternative asset manager is reportedly looking to take Forest City Realty Trust private, two months after bidding $14.8bn for another REIT.

New York Life buys 40% Tristan stake leaving management in charge

While the US insurer has taken a strategic position, the London-based private equity real estate firm remains in the control of its management led by founder Ric Lewis.

Logistics: How the pieces have moved

Some of the biggest logistics platforms changed hands during a dramatic 12 months for the sector. PERE examines the drivers behind the deals and how the market’s big guns line up in 2018

Room with a view

In the heart of Paris’s cultural, social and shopping district, a sovereign wealth fund exits a landmark hotel to one of private real estate’s newcomers.

Blackstone meets aspirations with $3.8bn Canadian REIT buy

The firm is privatizing a logistics-focused REIT in a deal valued at $3.8bn just two months after Jon Gray said he would ‘like to do more’ in the country.

CPPIB, GIC double down on student housing with $1bn deal

The investors are buying a second portfolio from Chicago-based Harrison Street 10 months after inking their first purchase with the firm.

Patrizia turns Euro heavyweight with purchase of Rockspring

Patrizia’s supersonic year of growth finishes with the €7.8bn capture of the London-based pan-Europe-focused private equity real estate firm.

Bain ‘excited at the prospect of building a very successful RE investment business’

Bain Capital will eventually add third-party capital to its new real estate business, which will open officially in February.

Private equity isn’t Christmas shopping at the malls

Major consolidation is underway in the mega-mall sector, but private equity real estate is conspicuous by its absence.